Wearables are making the workplace safer
According to a recent report, “a new generation of wearable technologies is giving workers superhuman strength, endurance, vision, hearing and awareness.”
Wearables can help improve worker safety by monitoring the wearer’s physical status and environmental conditions and raising alerts when conditions become dangerous. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Wearables can not only help workers be
healthy, the digital tools can also keep them safe by augmenting their physical and perceptual abilities, according to the Deloitte report, “ Workforce superpowers: Wearables are augmenting employees’ abilities.”
“A new generation of
wearable technologies is giving workers superhuman strength, endurance, vision, hearing and awareness,” write the authors, David Schatsky and Navya Kumar.
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